IP/18/3929  28-05-2018 - Water reuse: Commission proposes measures to make it easier and safer for agricultural irrigation 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 May 2018 Today, the Commission is proposing new rules to stimulate and facilitate water reuse in the EU for agricultural irrigation. The new rules will help farmers make the best use of non-potable wastewater, alleviating water scarcity whilst protecting the environment and consumers.
IP/18/3927  28-05-2018 - Single-use plastics: New EU rules to reduce marine litter 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 May 2018 With the amount of harmful plastic litter in oceans and seas growing ever greater, the European Commission is proposing new EU-wide rules to target the 10 single-use plastic products most often found on Europe's beaches and seas, as well as lost...
MEMO/18/3909  28-05-2018 - Single-use plastics: New EU rules to reduce marine litter 
European Commission - European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 28 May 2018 Questions & Answers Why is the Commission proposing a new Directive to tackle marine litter? More than 80% of marine litter is plastics. The European Commission is proposing new EU-wide rules that target the 10 single-use plastic products most often found...
IP/18/3846  22-05-2018 - Circular Economy: New rules will make EU the global front-runner in waste management and recycling 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 22 May 2018 Today EU Member States approved a set of ambitious measures to make EU waste legislation fit for the future, as part of the EU's wider circular economy policy. The new rules - based on Commission's proposals part of the Circular Economy...
IP/18/3450  17-05-2018 - Air quality: Commission takes action to protect citizens from air pollution 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 17 May 2018 The Commission is standing up for Europeans' need to breathe clean air. The Commission is providing national, regional and local actors with practical help to improve air quality in Europe, and stepping up its enforcement against 7 Member States who have...
IP/18/3449  17-05-2018 - Commission refers Austria to Court over hunting of wild birds 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 17 May 2018 The European Commission has decided to refer Austria to the Court of Justice of the EU for allowing the hunt of woodcock (Scolopax rusticola) during its reproductive period in the Land of Lower Austria, in breach of the EU rules on...
IP/18/1448  08-03-2018 - Industrial waste: Commission refers Croatia to Court over its failure to protect citizens from industrial waste in Biljane Donje landfill 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 8 March 2018 The European Commission decided today to refer Croatia to the Court of Justice. The European Commission decided today to refer Croatia to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to ensure an adequate level of protection of human health...
IP/18/1446  08-03-2018 - Commission refers Finland to Court over spring hunting of wild birds 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 8 March 2018 The European Commission has decided to refer Finland to the Court of Justice. The European Commission has decided to refer Finland to the Court of Justice of the EU for illegal spring hunting of male eiders in the province of Ă…land.
IP/18/1445  08-03-2018 - Commission refers Spain to Court for not reviewing and updating its River Basin Management Plans in the Canary Islands 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 8 March 2018 The European Commission decided to refer Spain to the Court of Justice. The European Commission decided to refer Spain to the Court of Justice of the EU for not reviewing and updating the River Basin Management Plans for the seven river...
IP/18/1362  05-03-2018 - Ten years of REACH: making chemicals safer for consumers, workers and the environment 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 5 March 2018 For the last 10 years, the key EU law on chemicals ("REACH") has significantly enhanced the protection of human health and the environment and promoted alternatives to animal testing.